You are here



John Noseworthy, MD, will step down as president and CEO of Mayo Clinic at the end of 2018 after nine years at the helm of the health system.

IQVIA's annual report of the largest parent companies of medical groups has Kaiser Permanente remaining on top, beating the second-ranked system by nearly 10,000 unique physicians.

Financial challenges remained the biggest concern for hospital CEOs, according to a survey conducted by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). But, in a shift from prior years, personnel shortages were a bigger worry for healthcare leaders than issues of patient safety and quality.

Less than a year after ending his 16-year tenure at the helm of General Electric (GE), Jeff Immelt has been named chairman of Watertown, Massachusetts-based technology company Athenahealth, which cited his experience in expanding GE Healthcare and a “deep understanding of system economics and patient outcomes” after leading such a large payer of health benefits.

Charlotte, North Carolina-based Carolinas HealthCare System is renaming itself Atrium Health, a rebranding the 40-hospital system said reflects it growth from a Charlotte-centric provider to a regional powerhouse.


Recent Headlines

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan partner to address healthcare of 1.1M employees

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced Tuesday morning an initiative aimed at improving healthcare for their combined 1.1 million U.S.-based employees. The three corporate giants want to improve employee satisfaction while reducing costs.

Healthcare groups welcome Alex Azar as new HHS Secretary

HHS again has a permanent leader as former Eli Lilly executive Alex Azar was sworn in as the department’s secretary on Jan. 29—four months to the day after his predecessor, Tom Price, MD, resigned over his use of publicly-funded charter flights.

Solve labor supply challenges by growing your own workforce

With the many financial and operational challenges that the industry is facing at a rapid pace today, we often look to hospitals' electronic health records (EHRs), technology and other systems as the culprits. What we fail to see is that a human, who is the end user of these systems, is at the core of every challenge.

Medicaid and CHIP Services director Brian Neale leaving CMS

Brian Neale, director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services and deputy administrator at CMS, will leave the job next month just as changes to Medicaid he helped champion are taking effect.

Alex Azar confirmed as HHS Secretary

The U.S. Senate confirmed former Eli Lilly executive Alex Azar as the next HHS Secretary on a largely party-line vote, with seven Democrats joining all but one Republican in supporting his nomination.

Senate committee advances Alex Azar’s nomination as HHS Secretary

The Senate Finance Committee voted 15-12 to advance former Eli Lilly executive Alex Azar’s nomination as HHS Secretary to the full Senate, with one Democrat joining all Republicans in support.

Former HHS Secretary Tom Price gets new job as adviser

Four months after resigning as HHS Secretary, Tom Price, MD, has a new gig: serving on the advisory board for Atlanta’s Jackson Healthcare.

5 things to know about growth in the hospital C-suite

Hospitals continue to report high growth rates among their administrative staff, according to a whitepaper released by SK&A, with C-suite level titles now compromising 12 percent of the 200,000 titles in its database.

Aetna will stay in Hartford as part of CVS Health acquisition

CVS Health will keep Aetna headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, nixing the insurer’s planned move to New York City.

AHIMA names Wylecia Wiggs Harris as new CEO

The search for a new CEO of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has ended, with Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, set to take over the position Feb. 5.